Udl blog #1
March 7, 2012
It’s March, and I’ve had 7 months on leave living in a different city (Ottawa, ON) with my husband who is newly retired and my dancing daughter. It’s time to start thinking about going back into the classroom next September. I use the Propeller Model as my compass for how my class will look; however, I need to write down some of what I do so I will remember after a year out of practice. I just read “Drive” by Daniel Pink and I’m ready to play…Continue
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"Kem, look at your lessons. Embedded in your work as a teaching artist is UDL." Stephen calmly coached me. I was freaking out about UDL when I first encountered it two years ago as a VSA Teaching Artist Fellow. Oh no! Not another education theory. Grrrrr.
I was not a traditional student. I was an unidentified student living with a disability. Most teachers found me annoying, incorrigible and stubborn. They did not realize that my disruptive behavior was a mask to the fact that I could…Continue
I recently asked a high school coach why some teams outperform other teams when the pool of athletes seem so similar. "It's because the coach was able to build and 'sell' a program to which the athletes adhered. The students did the scheduled workouts (versus adding their own or completely ignoring the workout schedule), worked out as a team and worked as a team, supported one another during times of difficulty and celebration, and they built on their…
Added by Loui Lord Nelson on November 15, 2011 at 5:05pm — No Comments
Hi. Welcome to my UDL Connect blog. In this space I will be sharing ideas and applications related to the implementation of UDL. My first entry will feature some prior work that helped support the generation and sharing of case stories. I hope you will join me in sharing your own work as we figure out what UDL looks like in practice and what it means for learners.
Prior to my UDL Fellowship award, I was the Director of Outcomes and Evaluation at VSA | Kennedy Center in…Continue
In 2009, CAST staff featured a series of case studies of UDL in practice in its UDL Spotlight series using a Wordpress blog. Now in 2011, YOU can post your own material in UDL Connect! Consider putting together short blog entries that highlight your implementation of UDL.…Continue